Immigration Reform Pitfalls I: Legal Status vs. Citizenship.
On April 1, 2013 By Matthew Soerens
There’s a growing sense of optimism around the possibility of Congress actually working together on a bipartisan basis to pass some sort of an immigration reform in the coming months. Senators on both sides of the aisle say they are close to an agreement. Key Republicans in the House […]Continue Reading →
On March 13, 2013 By Nick Haynes
My story is only one of millions. I am a U.S. citizen. In 2007, I married my wonderful wife, a citizen of Mexico. Since then, we have been entangled in the immigration process to adjust my wife’s status. She was brought without papers as a child. Her family came to the U.S. […]Continue Reading →
Naturalized on Good Friday
On April 9, 2012 By Matthew Soerens
Last Friday, probably around the time I was at one of my church’s Good Friday services, thirty-eight individuals were sworn in as naturalized U.S. citizens at a ceremony in Portland, Maine. Immigrants from all over the world—Argentina, India, Iraq, Somalia and likely several other countries—pledged their allegiance to their adopted country. In an […]Continue Reading →